LPD: police cruiser hit, three injured after drunk driver ran traffic light

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Police in eastern Nebraska say a police cruiser was hit during an accident which left three people injured. 

Lincoln police say a car ran through a light early Saturday morning, hitting another car into the police cruiser. 

The driver, 34-year-old Reagan Nsimbani, tried to flee the scene before the officer was able to get out and chase him down. 

Police say he didn't have a license and resisted arrest. 

He was arrested for a DUI, resisting arrest and several traffic violations.

The officer had a non-life-threatening neck injury, along with two others with minor injuries. 

The damage is around $7,000.

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